£155 Million of Silver Bullion Recovered from World War Two Shipwreck

A record 48-tons of silver bullion worth around £155 million has been recovered from a World War Two shipwreck off the coast of Ireland. The cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was sunk by a German torpedo in 1941, 300 miles south-west of Galway. The operation to recover 1,203 silver bars from the wreck was the heaviest and deepest of its kind to date.

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